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Gordon Stirling

In memory of:

Lieutenant Gordon Stirling

September 15, 1916

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Scots Guards

Division:

attd. Machine Gun Corps

Citation(s):

Military Cross

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 574 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

9.A.35.

Location:

Longueval is a village 40 kilometres north-east of Amiens and 12 kilometres east-north-east of Albert, a town on the D929 road from Amiens to Bapaume and Cambrai. From the D929 direction Bapaume-Albert take the 2nd turning for Martinpuich and continue along the D6 direction Longueval, for 2 kilometres. LONDON CEMETERY AND EXTENSION sits on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of November 2, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y280uvic/mode/1up?view=theater
  • Photo of Gordon Stirling– Gordon in the trenches with a dog named "Wipers" in August 1916, one month before his death.

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